Anne E Holland

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Affiliation: Alfred Hospital
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Benefits and costs of home-based pulmonary rehabilitation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - a multi-centre randomised controlled equivalence trial
    Anne E Holland
    Alfred Health, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne 3004, Australia
    BMC Pulm Med 13:57. 2013
  2. pmc Clinical review: humidifiers during non-invasive ventilation--key topics and practical implications
    Antonio M Esquinas Rodriguez
    Intensive Care Unit, Hospital Morales Meseguer, Avenida Marqués de los Velez S N, 30500 Murcia, Spain
    Crit Care 16:203. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Physiotherapy for cystic fibrosis in Australia: knowledge and acceptance of the Consensus Statement recommendations
    Anne E Holland
    Physiotherapy Department, Alfred Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Respirology 18:652-6. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Impaired chronotropic response to 6-min walk test and reduced survival in interstitial lung disease
    Anne E Holland
    Alfred Health, VIC 3004, Australia La Trobe University, VIC 3086, Australia Institute for Breathing and Sleep, VIC 3084, Australia
    Respir Med 107:1066-72. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Breathing exercises for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Anne E Holland
    Department of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 10:CD008250. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Predictors of benefit following pulmonary rehabilitation for interstitial lung disease
    Anne E Holland
    Physiotherapy, Alfred Health, VIC 3004, Australia
    Respir Med 106:429-35. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Estimating peak work rate during incremental cycle ergometry from the 6-minute walk distance: differences between reference equations
    A E Holland
    School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Respiration 81:124-8. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Updating the minimal important difference for six-minute walk distance in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Anne E Holland
    School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:221-5. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Exercise limitation in interstitial lung disease - mechanisms, significance and therapeutic options
    Anne E Holland
    La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia
    Chron Respir Dis 7:101-11. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Is there a role for airway clearance techniques in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?
    Anne E Holland
    Department of Physiotherapy, Alfred Hospital Melbourne, Australia
    Chron Respir Dis 3:83-91. 2006

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  1. pmc Benefits and costs of home-based pulmonary rehabilitation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - a multi-centre randomised controlled equivalence trial
    Anne E Holland
    Alfred Health, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne 3004, Australia
    BMC Pulm Med 13:57. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to compare the costs and benefits of home-based and hospital-based pulmonary rehabilitation for people with COPD...
  2. pmc Clinical review: humidifiers during non-invasive ventilation--key topics and practical implications
    Antonio M Esquinas Rodriguez
    Intensive Care Unit, Hospital Morales Meseguer, Avenida Marqués de los Velez S N, 30500 Murcia, Spain
    Crit Care 16:203. 2012
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Physiotherapy for cystic fibrosis in Australia: knowledge and acceptance of the Consensus Statement recommendations
    Anne E Holland
    Physiotherapy Department, Alfred Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Respirology 18:652-6. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to measure knowledge and acceptance of the Consensus Statement recommendations...
  4. doi request reprint Impaired chronotropic response to 6-min walk test and reduced survival in interstitial lung disease
    Anne E Holland
    Alfred Health, VIC 3004, Australia La Trobe University, VIC 3086, Australia Institute for Breathing and Sleep, VIC 3084, Australia
    Respir Med 107:1066-72. 2013
    ..This study investigated the relationships between chronotropic response during 6-min walk test, exercise capacity and survival in ILD...
  5. doi request reprint Breathing exercises for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Anne E Holland
    Department of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 10:CD008250. 2012
    ..Although some studies have reported positive short-term physiological effects of breathing exercises in people with COPD, their effects on dyspnoea, exercise capacity and well being are unclear...
  6. doi request reprint Predictors of benefit following pulmonary rehabilitation for interstitial lung disease
    Anne E Holland
    Physiotherapy, Alfred Health, VIC 3004, Australia
    Respir Med 106:429-35. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to establish the impact of the aetiology and severity of ILD on response to pulmonary rehabilitation...
  7. doi request reprint Estimating peak work rate during incremental cycle ergometry from the 6-minute walk distance: differences between reference equations
    A E Holland
    School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Respiration 81:124-8. 2011
    ..Further research is required to validate the equations and assess their utility for exercise prescription in pulmonary rehabilitation...
  8. doi request reprint Updating the minimal important difference for six-minute walk distance in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Anne E Holland
    School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:221-5. 2010
    ..To establish the minimal important difference (MID) for the six-minute walk distance (6MWD) in persons with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  9. doi request reprint Exercise limitation in interstitial lung disease - mechanisms, significance and therapeutic options
    Anne E Holland
    La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia
    Chron Respir Dis 7:101-11. 2010
    ..The extent of resting or exercise-induced hypoxia in patients with interstitial lung disease may influence the selection of an appropriate exercise test, and oxygen administration should be standardized on repeat testing...
  10. ncbi request reprint Is there a role for airway clearance techniques in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?
    Anne E Holland
    Department of Physiotherapy, Alfred Hospital Melbourne, Australia
    Chron Respir Dis 3:83-91. 2006
    ..Future research should focus on more appropriate matching of the physiological effects of individual ACTs to the pathophysiology of lung disease in COPD...
  11. ncbi request reprint Does expiratory flow limitation predict chronic dyspnoea in adults with cystic fibrosis?
    A E Holland
    Dept of Physiotherapy, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Rd, Melbourne 3004, Australia
    Eur Respir J 28:96-101. 2006
    ..Expiratory flow limitation significantly contributes to chronic dyspnoea in cystic fibrosis...
  12. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of a heated passover humidifier during noninvasive ventilation: a bench study
    Anne E Holland
    Physiotherapy Department, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne 3004, Victoria, Australia
    Respir Care 52:38-44. 2007
    ..Noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation (NPPV) delivers air at a high flow, which is associated with airway mucosal drying and impaired airway functioning...
  13. ncbi request reprint Does unsupported upper limb exercise training improve symptoms and quality of life for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?
    Anne E Holland
    Department of Physiotherapy, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 3004
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 24:422-7. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the effects of upper limb and lower limb training with lower limb training alone on exercise capacity, symptoms, and quality of life with COPD...
  14. doi request reprint Short term improvement in exercise capacity and symptoms following exercise training in interstitial lung disease
    A E Holland
    Physiotherapy Department, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Rd, Melbourne, Australia 3004
    Thorax 63:549-54. 2008
    ....
  15. pmc Non-invasive ventilation assists chest physiotherapy in adults with acute exacerbations of cystic fibrosis
    A E Holland
    Department of Physiotherapy, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Thorax 58:880-4. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether non-invasive ventilation (NIV) during chest physiotherapy could prevent these adverse effects in adults with exacerbations of CF...
  16. doi request reprint Small changes in six-minute walk distance are important in diffuse parenchymal lung disease
    Anne E Holland
    School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Bundoora 3086, Australia
    Respir Med 103:1430-5. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the minimal important difference for the six-minute walk distance in people with diffuse parenchymal lung disease...
  17. doi request reprint Assessing exercise capacity using telehealth: a feasibility study in adults with cystic fibrosis
    Narelle S Cox
    Department of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Respir Care 58:286-90. 2013
    ..Provision of healthcare from a remote site may assist patients to access important services. We aimed to establish the feasibility of monitoring an assessment of exercise capacity using telehealth technology...
  18. pmc The benefits of exercise training in interstitial lung disease: protocol for a multicentre randomised controlled trial
    Leona Dowman
    Department of Physiotherapy, Austin Health, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Pulm Med 13:8. 2013
    ..The aims of this project are to establish the impact of exercise training across the range of disease severity and to identify whether there is an optimal time for patients with interstitial lung disease to receive exercise training...
  19. doi request reprint Airway clearance techniques for bronchiectasis
    Annemarie L Lee
    School of Physiotherapy, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Australia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 5:CD008351. 2013
    ..Airway clearance techniques (ACTs) are often prescribed to facilitate expectoration of sputum from the lungs, but the efficacy of these techniques in a stable clinical state or during an acute exacerbation of bronchiectasis is unclear...
  20. doi request reprint Pain impacts on quality of life and interferes with treatment in adults with cystic fibrosis
    Lee Kelemen
    Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    Physiother Res Int 17:132-41. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the intensity and location of pain and its relationship with health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and pain catastrophizing in adults with CF...
  21. doi request reprint Desaturation during the 3-minute step test predicts impaired 12-month outcomes in adult patients with cystic fibrosis
    Anne E Holland
    Physiotherapy Department, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Respir Care 56:1137-42. 2011
    ..The 3-minute step test is a simple test of exercise capacity for children with cystic fibrosis (CF), but no data have been reported regarding its usefulness in adults or its prognostic value...
  22. doi request reprint The long term effect of inhaled hypertonic saline 6% in non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis
    Caroline H H Nicolson
    The Alfred Hospital, Physiotherapy Department, Melbourne, Australia
    Respir Med 106:661-7. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the effect of HTS 6% on exacerbations, quality of life (QOL) and respiratory function over 12 months in non-CF bronchiectasis...
  23. pmc A randomised controlled trial of an open lung strategy with staircase recruitment, titrated PEEP and targeted low airway pressures in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome
    Carol L Hodgson
    Intensive Care Unit, The Alfred, Commercial Road, Melbourne, VIC 3181, Australia
    Crit Care 15:R133. 2011
    ..This study examines the effectiveness and safety of a novel open lung strategy, which includes permissive hypercapnia, staircase recruitment manoeuvres (SRM) and low airway pressure with PEEP titration...
  24. doi request reprint Lack of perceived benefit and inadequate transport influence uptake and completion of pulmonary rehabilitation in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a qualitative study
    Andrew Keating
    La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Physiother 57:183-90. 2011
    ..What prevents people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) from attending and completing pulmonary rehabilitation programs?..
  25. doi request reprint Systematic review of high-intensity progressive resistance strength training of the lower limb compared with other intensities of strength training in older adults
    Melissa J Raymond
    Department of Physiotherapy Caulfield Hospital, Alfred Health, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 94:1458-72. 2013
    ..To examine the effect of high-intensity progressive resistance strength training (HIPRST) on strength, function, mood, quality of life, and adverse events compared with other intensities in older adults...
  26. doi request reprint The effects of splinting on shoulder function in adult burns
    Alison M Kolmus
    Department of Physiotherapy, The Alfred, Prahran, Victoria 3181, Australia
    Burns 38:638-44. 2012
    ..Exercises are commonly prescribed to improve shoulder range following axillary burns, but the effect of additional splinting is unclear...
  27. doi request reprint Pulmonary rehabilitation following lung transplantation
    P E Munro
    Department of Physiotherapy, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Transplant Proc 41:292-5. 2009
    ..Further prospective, longitudinal studies are required to determine whether a longer period of pulmonary rehabilitation would result in additional improvements...
  28. doi request reprint Effects of exercise training on exercise capacity and quality of life in patients with a left ventricular assist device: a preliminary randomized controlled trial
    Kate Hayes
    Department of Physiotherapy, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Heart Lung Transplant 31:729-34. 2012
    ..Previous research has demonstrated that insertion of the LVAD alone improves exercise capacity and quality of life (QOL). This study investigated whether supervised exercise training results in a further improvement...
  29. doi request reprint Airway clearance techniques in acute exacerbations of COPD: a survey of Australian physiotherapy practice
    Christian R Osadnik
    School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, 3086, Australia
    Physiotherapy 99:101-6. 2013
    ....
  30. pmc The effects of pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis: protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Annemarie L Lee
    Physiotherapy, Melbourne School of Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Pulm Med 10:5. 2010
    ..The aims of this study are to determine the short and long term effects of pulmonary rehabilitation on exercise capacity, cough, quality of life and the incidence of acute pulmonary exacerbations...
  31. doi request reprint Intra- and interrater reliability of the Modified Tardieu Scale for the assessment of lower limb spasticity in adults with neurologic injuries
    Ettie Ben-Shabat
    Caulfield Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Electronic address
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 94:2494-501. 2013
    ..To examine the intra- and interrater reliability of the Modified Tardieu Scale (MTS) for lower limb assessment of adults with chronic neurologic injuries...
  32. doi request reprint Advance care planning education in pulmonary rehabilitation: A qualitative study exploring participant perspectives
    Angela T Burge
    Physiotherapy Department, The Alfred, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Palliat Med 27:508-15. 2013
    ..Participant acceptance of the inclusion of an advance care planning information session in pulmonary rehabilitation and maintenance programmes could support a practical solution...
  33. doi request reprint Reduced physical activity associated with work and transport in adults with cystic fibrosis
    Tshepo M Rasekaba
    Dept of Physiotherapy, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Prahran, Victoria 3181, Australia
    J Cyst Fibros 12:229-33. 2013
    ..Habitual physical activity (HPA) is believed to contribute to overall fitness in CF, however little is known about HPA patterns in adults...
  34. doi request reprint Telehealth in cystic fibrosis: a systematic review
    Narelle S Cox
    La Trobe Alfred Health Clinical School, Level 4, The Alfred Centre, 99 Commercial Road, Prahran, Victoria 3181, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 18:72-8. 2012
    ..There is insufficient evidence to reach a firm conclusion about the benefits of telehealth in people with CF, but it remains a promising area for future investigation...
  35. doi request reprint Discharge destination following lower limb fracture: development of a prediction model to assist with decision making
    Lara A Kimmel
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Injury 43:829-34. 2012
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Airway clearance techniques for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Christian R Osadnik
    School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD008328. 2012
    ..Airway clearance techniques (ACTs) aim to remove sputum from the lungs, however evidence of their efficacy during acute exacerbations of COPD (AECOPD) or stable disease is unclear...
  37. ncbi request reprint Metabolic alkalosis contributes to acute hypercapnic respiratory failure in adult cystic fibrosis
    Anne E Holland
    Department of Physiotherapy, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Chest 124:490-3. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of metabolic alkalosis in adults with hypercapnic respiratory failure in the setting of acute exacerbations of CF compared with COPD...
  38. doi request reprint Measurement of functional activity in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: the grocery shelving task
    Catherine J Hill
    Department of Physiotherapy, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 28:402-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to develop a standardized test to evaluate functional performance, including arm activity, of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...
  39. doi request reprint Physical activity uptake in patients with HIV: who does how much?
    S Fillipas
    Physiotherapy Department, The Alfred, Prahran, Vic, Australia
    Int J STD AIDS 19:514-8. 2008
    ..These findings are of concern, given the evidence-based benefits of regular physical activity. Further work is needed to identify barriers to participation and interventions that can improve uptake...
  40. doi request reprint Clinical determinants of the 6-Minute Walk Test in bronchiectasis
    A L Lee
    School of Physiotherapy, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, 3004 Victoria, Australia
    Respir Med 103:780-5. 2009
    ....
  41. doi request reprint The effects of exercise training on metabolic and morphological outcomes for people living with HIV: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials
    S Fillipas
    Physiotherapy Department, The Alfred, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    HIV Clin Trials 11:270-82. 2010
    ..to determine the effects of exercise on metabolic and morphological outcomes among people with HIV using a systematic search strategy of randomized, controlled trials (RCTs)...
  42. doi request reprint An intensive physiotherapy program improves mobility for trauma patients
    Sara Calthorpe
    From the Department of Physiotherapy S C, E A B, L K, M J W, C H, A E H, and the Alfred Trauma Service R L G, The Alfred Hospital Alfred Health Clinical School, La Trobe University A E H Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine L K, Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre C H and Central Clinical School Department of Surgery R L G, Monash University and The National Trauma Research Institute R L G, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 76:101-6. 2014
    ..The primary aim of this study was to determine whether an intensive physiotherapy program resulted in improved inpatient mobility...
  43. doi request reprint A positive response to a recruitment maneuver with PEEP titration in patients with ARDS, regardless of transient oxygen desaturation during the maneuver
    Carol L Hodgson
    The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Intensive Care Med 26:41-9. 2011
    ..Recruitment maneuvers (RMs) can expand collapsed alveoli in ventilated patients. The optimal method for delivering RMs is unknown...
  44. doi request reprint Walking ability at discharge from inpatient rehabilitation in a cohort of non-traumatic spinal cord injury patients
    R N Sturt
    Spinal Rehabilitation Unit, Rehabilitation Services, Caulfield Hospital, Alfred Health, Melbourne, Victoria 3162, Australia
    Spinal Cord 47:763-8. 2009
    ..Prospective, observational study...
  45. doi request reprint The effect of positive expiratory pressure (PEP) therapy on symptoms, quality of life and incidence of re-exacerbation in patients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a multicentre, randomised controlled trial
    Christian R Osadnik
    School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Thorax 69:137-43. 2014
    ..The impact of PEP therapy during acute exacerbations on clinically important outcomes is not clear. This study sought to determine the effect of PEP therapy on symptoms, quality of life and future exacerbations in patients with AECOPD...
  46. doi request reprint Interventions for promoting physical activity in people with cystic fibrosis
    Narelle S Cox
    School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Level 4 The Alfred Centre 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3004
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 12:CD009448. 2013
    ..In individuals with cystic fibrosis there are no established targets for participation in physical activity, nor have any ideal strategies to promote participation in physical activity been identified..
  47. doi request reprint Are gait and mobility measures responsive to change following botulinum toxin injections in adults with lower limb spasticity?
    Joyce Chan
    School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Bundoora 3068, Australia
    Disabil Rehabil 35:959-67. 2013
    ..To determine whether gait and mobility measures are responsive to change following botulinum toxin (BoNT) injections in adults with lower limb spasticity...
  48. doi request reprint Advances in airway clearance technologies for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Christian R Osadnik
    Department of Physiotherapy, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Expert Rev Respir Med 7:673-85. 2013
    ..Future directions regarding this common form of therapy will be discussed, including identification of the key research priorities to optimize evidence-based practice in this area. ..
  49. doi request reprint Telerehabilitation for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: feasibility of a simple, real time model of supervised exercise training
    Anne E Holland
    Alfred Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 19:222-6. 2013
    ..Simple home-based telerehabilitation using readily available equipment is safe and feasible for people with COPD. Effective delivery of telerehabilitation requires an adequate data network. ..
  50. ncbi request reprint Finding evidence to support practice in allied health: peers, experience, and the internet
    Liesel Jansen
    La Trobe University, Melbourne 3004, Australia
    J Allied Health 41:154-61. 2012
    ..This study aimed to determine methods used to acquire evidence amongst allied health professionals, along with barriers to evidence acquisition and implementation...
  51. doi request reprint Rest easy? Is bed rest really necessary after surgical repair of an ankle fracture?
    Lara A Kimmel
    Department of Physiotherapy, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Injury 43:766-71. 2012
    ..Bed rest with elevation of the affected limb is commonly prescribed postoperatively following ankle fracture fixation although there is no evidence that this is necessary...
  52. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of the negative expiratory pressure technique in COPD
    Rachel Walker
    La Trobe University, Physiotherapy Department, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Rd, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Chest 132:471-6. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the reproducibility of the NEP technique in COPD patients...
  53. doi request reprint Outcomes of a shoulder treatment flowchart in patients with axillary burns
    Darren C Webb
    Department of Physiotherapy, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Burn Care Res 32:224-30. 2011
    ..There were no differences in functional outcomes at 12 weeks postdischarge. Use of a shoulder treatment pathway was associated with good shoulder ROM and functional capacity in patients at high and low risk of axillary contracture...
  54. doi request reprint What prevents people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease from attending pulmonary rehabilitation? A systematic review
    Andrew Keating
    Department of Physiotherapy, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Chron Respir Dis 8:89-99. 2011
    ..Enhancing attendance in pulmonary rehabilitation will require more attention to transportation, support for those at risk of non-completion and greater involvement of patients in informed decisions about their care...
  55. doi request reprint Positive expiratory pressure via mask does not improve ventilation inhomogeneity more than huffing and coughing in individuals with stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and chronic sputum expectoration
    Christian Osadnik
    Department of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Respiration 87:38-44. 2014
    ..Previous authors have suggested that PEP improves collateral ventilation via changes in lung volumes...
  56. doi request reprint Physiotherapy for patients following coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery: limited uptake of evidence into practice
    Stephanie R Filbay
    School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Physiother Theory Pract 28:178-87. 2012
    ..Standardised guidelines may be required to better match clinical practice with current literature...
  57. doi request reprint Consistent evaluation of treatment outcomes across subacute and community settings: experience of the Graduated Discharge Program
    Svetlana Umansky
    Alfred Health, Caulfield Hospital, Caulfield, VIC 3162, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 35:486-90. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to describe assessment of clinical outcomes in the Graduated Discharge Program (GDP) across hospital and community settings...
  58. ncbi request reprint Early mobilisation for elbow fractures in adults
    Paula Harding
    Department of Physiotherapy, The Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3004
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 6:CD008130. 2011
    ..Loss of elbow function is a common problem with these fractures and can have major implications for functional capabilities. It is unknown whether early mobilisation can improve functional outcome without increasing complications...
  59. doi request reprint The six-minute walk test: a useful metric for the cardiopulmonary patient
    T Rasekaba
    Department of Physiotherapy, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Intern Med J 39:495-501. 2009
    ..When interpreting the results of a 6MWT, consideration should be given to choice of predictive values and the methods by which the test was carried out...
  60. ncbi request reprint A randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled, dose-ranging study measuring the effect of an adenosine agonist on infarct size reduction in patients undergoing primary percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty: the ADMIRE (AmP579 Delivery for Myoc
    Stephen L Kopecky
    Mayo Alliance for Clinical Trials, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN 55902, USA
    Am Heart J 146:146-52. 2003
    ..AMP579 is a mixed adenosine agonist with both A1 and A2 effects. In animal models of acute myocardial infarction (MI), AMP579 reduced infarct size at serum levels of 15 to 24 ng/mL...